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Double-sided Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Trade Sign

Auction:
2052
Lot:
19
Sold for:
$2,415$2,100

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Auction:
Sale #2052 - 2052
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
February 24, 2001 10:00AM

Description:

Double-sided Carved and Painted Wooden Book-form Trade Sign, Lowell, Massachusetts, early 19th century, dark red paint with gilt and yellow letters, inscribed "C.C. Coburn Stationers and News Agents," and on the spine "Vol 1," the page ends painted gold, (minor imperfections), 27 x 20 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. Provenance: From the collection of Francis Andrews, Lincoln, Massachusetts; Sotheby's Parke Bernet Sale #4369, 1980.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Massachusetts, Lowell, dark red paint, Francis Andrews, Lincoln, Bernet, Lowell, Massachusetts, Manhattan